Drugs with an estimated street value in excess of £35,000 have been seized by police in Beith

Drugs with an estimated street value in excess of £35,000 have been seized by police in North Ayrshire.

Around 10 am on Friday 15th January 2021, officers from Ayrshire Division’s Proactive Crime Team attended a property in Eglington Street, Beith in possession of search warrant. During the search of the property, a large quantity of alleged class B drugs was recovered.


A 42-year-old man has been arrested by Police and charged for allegedly being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.

Local Area Commander, Chief Inspector Brian Shaw said,

"We are committed to responding to the concerns of our communities and they tell us that drug dealing is an issue that they want their local officers to be tackling. Today’s action is one example of our commitment in this area and with the support of the public, we can expect to see more drug dealers in North Ayrshire arrested. So I would ask anyone with information on those involved in supplying drugs to contact us."


Police Scotland can be contacted by calling 101 or dialling 999 in an emergency. Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

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